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Russell

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biographical name Rus·sell \ˈrə-səl\

Definition of Russell

  1. Bertrand Arthur William 1872–1970 3d Earl Russell grandson of John Eng. math. & philos.




Russell

biographical name Rus·sell

Definition of Russell

  1. Bill 1934–     William Felton Russell Am. basketball player




Russell

biographical name Rus·sell

Definition of Russell

  1. Charles Taze 1852–1916 Am. religious leader




Russell

biographical name Rus·sell

Definition of Russell

  1. George William 1867–1935 pseud. Æ play \ˈā-ˈē, ˈā\ Irish author




Russell

biographical name Rus·sell

Definition of Russell

  1. John 1792–1878 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell British statesman; prime min. (1846–52; 1865–66)




Russell

biographical name Rus·sell

Definition of Russell

  1. Lillian 1861–1922 Helen Louise Leonard Am. singer & actress




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